More Children’s Mental Health Services Needed for Anxiety

Children’s mental health services exist, but they’re pretty sparsely utilized. Studies have shown that out of children with mental illnesses, only about 36 percent receive treatment--and a large portion of those who do ...

Carrie Fisher’s Strong Legacy with Helping Teen Mental Health

Carrie Fisher—also commonly known as Princess Leia—has left an amazing and inspiring impression on the world, especially in the area of teen mental health. While Princess Leia battled against droids, clones, and the Dark ...

Brains, Beauty, and Self Esteem for Girls

While we’ve come a long way as a society, many young girls still face issues in day to day life. Many of those issues go under the radar because their effects aren’t instantly seen on the surface--but their damages are ...

Leaving Phones Behind: Tips for Helping Teenage Phone Addiction

Electronics play an undeniable role in today’s world. Whether it is for work, entertainment, or communication, it is hard to imagine a situation in which electronics play no part. Between computers, tablets, phones, ...

Empty Likes: Social Media Addiction and the Erosion of Self-Esteem

Likes, tweets, snaps--these are commonly used words in the new lingo of today’s youth. It’s nearly impossible to find a student who doesn’t use some form of social media because it has become the new form of ...